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One man dead after getting hit by car on I-8

News 11's Vanessa Gongora reports

SEELEY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - California Highway Patrol says one 57-year-old man is dead after a vehicle struck him on Interstate-8.

The crash happened Friday afternoon on I-8 westbound near the Jaime Obeso Rest Area rest area in Seeley.

CHP says the driver was a 27-year-old man driving a 1997 Mitsubishi box truck.

They say it is unclear why the pedestrian walked into the traffic lanes directly in front of the Mitsubishi. 

CHP says the 57-year-old man sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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Vanessa Gongora

Vanessa Gongora joined the KYMA News 11 team in 2021.

You can contact her with story ideas at vanessa.gongora@kecytv.com

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